Art Center College of Design, Pasadena California
BFA Advertising Illustration

Art Director

Freelance Art Director, Los Angeles CA
Eisaman Johns & Law Advertising, Los Angeles CA
Dentsu Young & Rubicam Advertising, Los Angeles CA
Young & Rubicam Advertising, New York NY

Fine Artist

Gallery Representation

Every Picture Tells A Story, Santa Monica CA
Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica CA
Williams/Lamb Gallery, Long Beach CA

Selected Exhibits

SCAPE Gallery, Corona del Mar CA
Elena Zass Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana CA
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna CA
Community Visual Art Association, Jackson Hole WY
Art Fair Seattle, Seattle WA
Clary-Miner Gallery, Buffalo NY

Selected Awards, Reviews, Publications

Gold winner for Art of California Magazine Discovery Awards
Artweek, Christian Science Monitor, Fresno Bee, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register

Illustration Artist

Commissions include advertisements, books interiors and covers, brochures, calendar, editorial for magazines and newspapers, promotional items and wearables, television commercials.

Selected Clients

American Airlines, AT&T, Chrysler, Enfamil, Esquire, Bantam Doubleday Dell, Harcourt Brace & Co., Kimberly-Clarke, New York Magazine, Nobleworks Cards, Pantheon Books, Prevention Magazine, Random House, Redbook Magazine, Shape Magazine, Sesame Street, Stewart Tabori & Chang, Time Warner Cable, Weight Watchers, W.H. Freeman & Co. Publishers, Workman Publishing

Picture Books Illustrated by Virginia Halstead

Spectacular Science, by Lee Bennett Hopkins, Simon & Schuster
Daughter, Have I Told You?, by Rachel Coyne, Henry Holt & Company
Ten-Second Rainshowers, by Sandford Lyne, Simon & Schuster

Illustration Annuals & Shows

American Illustration, Advertising Age Creativity Magazine, Black Book Awards, Black Book Illustration Annual (Cover), Communication Arts Illustration Magazine, Graphis Design, Print Regional Design Annual, Studio Magazine Awards Annual, Society of Illustrators New York & Los Angeles


List of collectors for Fine Art and Illustrations available upon request.